The sacs are connected to the outside by small ducts that open just inside of the anus.
The anal sacs are often emptied by the pressure caused by a large, firm stool.
A low-anterior resection involves the surgical removal of cancer located in the upper part of the rectum, which is closest to the S-shaped sigmoid colon.
Some adjacent healthy rectal tissue may also be removed, along with nearby lymph nodes and fatty tissue.
The sphincter is a muscle that keeps the anus closed and prevents stool leakage.
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If looking at your dog’s anus straight on, the anal sacs are located between the internal and external anal sphincter muscles at 4 o’clock and 8 o’clock.
The sacs are lined with sebaceous glands (oil glands) and apocrine glands (sweat glands) that produce a somewhat oily, brownish in color, and awful smelling substance.
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